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and this is the area to come. >> reporter: worth the wait? >> i can say it is. >> reporter: governor jerry brown is now stepping in an unprecedented move aimed at driving down gas prices, brown directed the california air resources board to alu the production of less expensive winter blend of gas. >> winter blend is essentially a similar type of gasoline that doesn't have to meet as stringent air pollution requirements. with summer months, cleaner version is necessary to reduce ozone when possible. winter gasoline, thanks to the cooler air, doesn't have to be quite as stringent. >> usually the switch doesn't happen for another few weeks but by doing it now the theory is the fuel supply will increase and prices will decrease. right now the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in the bay area is 4.66. that's almost a dollar more than the national average. while industry experts say the governor's move is an interesting gesture, it won't have a massive impact. they say they expect to see prices drop in the next few days any way. since the problems at refineries that caused wholesale gas prices t
-income family making $40,000 to $64,000 a year could go up by $2,000. >>> and california governor jerry brown signed a bill that would allow 500,000 young illegal immigrants who qualify for the new federal work permit program to obtain driver's licenses. >>> near hong kong, at least 36 people were killed when a boat filled with holiday partygoers collided with a ferry and sank. it is the deadliest accident there in years. >>> a house in oregon that was sold this summer turns out to have been a meth lab. and there are toxic chemicals there. contamination, 80 times the state limit. the family that bought the foreclosed home as is from the government got sick and now has few options. >>> and the white house is lit up in pink to mark october as breast cancer awareness month. new york's empire state building is also bathed in pink, and even buckingham palace in london got in on the action. they are going pink to support the breast cancer awareness campaign. >>> well, now here's your first look at this morning's dish of "scrambled politics." a company paid by the republican national committee to re
,000 a year could go up by $2,000. >>> in california, governor jerry brown signed a bill that would allow half a million young illegal immigrants who qualify for the new federal work permit program to obtain driver's licenses. >>> near hong kong at least 36 people were killed when a boat filled with holiday party goers collide d with a ferry and sank. it is the deadliest accident there in years. police say six crew members have been arrested. >>> in canada fireballs rose from a warehouse housing highly explosive racing car fuel. scores of home had to be evacuated. no injuries and so far no word on what caused the fire. >>> the white house is lit up in pink to mark ok as breast cancer awareness month. new york's empire state building is also bathed in pink light. even buckingham palace in london has gone pink to support the campaign. >>> here san early look on how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,515 after adding 77 points yesterday. the s&p was up three, but the nasdaq lost two. taking a look overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei fell ten points while in hon
by $2,000. >>> in california, governor jerry brown signed a bill that would allow half a million young illegal immigrants who qualify for the federal work permit program to obtain driver's licenses. >>> near hong kong at least 36 people were killed when a boat filled with holiday party goers collidewide a ferry and sank. it is the deadliest accident there in years. >>> a house in clam mouth falls, oregon, that was sold this summer turned out to be a meth lab. it had toxic chemicals 80 times. the family who bought the foreclosed house from the government got sick and now has few options. >>> the white house is lit up in pink to mark october as breast cancer awareness month. new york's empire state building is also bathed in pink. and even buckingham palace in london has gone pink to support the breast cancer awareness campaign >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,515 after adding 77 points yesterday. the s&p was up 3 but the nasdaq lost 2. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo the nikkei fell ten points
all these big prices. >> reporter: california's governor jerry brown agrees it's an emergency. so he authorized an immediate switch to winter blend gasoline which can be more polluting but could soon bring down prices by 15 cents to 20 cents a gallon. relief drivers say they need. >> i had to cut back on the groceries in order to get some gas in order to get to work, get the kids to school. >> reporter: prices went up so quickly last week they sometimes seemed to change by the hour. >> in a week it's gone up about 52 cents. absolutely unprecedented from our perspective. >> reporter: the sharp rise was blamed on the supply squeeze that began after a fire shut down part of a chevron refinery in august. then a power failure knocked out an exxon refinery last week. with both refineries now back in operation, wholesale prices on the stock market have already started going down. when wholesale prices go up, the price at the pump seems to rise immediately. but when wholesale prices drop, there's usually a lag at the pump. so california drivers are likely to be paying near record high prices
governor jerry brown is trying to help by ordering state smog regulators to allow winter blend to be sold in california earlier than usual to bring down prices. winter blend gas isn't typically sold until october 31st. he hopes by selling it now it would increase supplies by bringing down prices. the high prices are changing driving habits. >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> i'm grateful and i only use the bike when necessary. >> reporter: the dramatic surge in prices came after a southern california refinery went down a week ago. it came back online friday. analysts say they expect prices to stabilize in the coming days. now this might make you feel a little better this morning. a gas station in long beach has the priciest gas at $6.66 a gallon. it could be worse. >>> it may be a sign of the times, roseville police are investigating the theft of nearly 1,000 gallons of gas from a shell station. stations manager says security cameras caught the thief stealing gas on three different occasions. police say a man in a pickup truck somehow disabled the meter and pumped gas into
-- california broke another record. gas prices rose to $4.64 a gallon. governor jerry brown is hoping the latest move will help bring prices down. he ordered state smog regulators to allow winter blend gasoline to be sold earlier than usual. delivery drivers get reimbursed by the mile but not for fuel so the high prices are cutting into their pay. >> when the gas is really high, it's hard to hire people. >> reporter: analysts say gas prices could hit as high as $4.85 a gallon before coming back down. one station in long beach has the highest price in the state at $6.65 a gallon. to give you an idea how high the prices are. you would pay a little more than $178 for gas. i found a round trip plane attribute for about $25 less. reporting live in the newsroom matt keller. >>> well go big or go home. ktvu channel 2 reporter allie rasmus is live in half-moon bay where pumpkin growers are competing in a big weighoff. they're trying to set a new world record this year. allie how are they doing? >> reporter: the stage is set for the weighoff that will begin in a half hour from now. we see organizers come
the u.s. average. that sprung jerry brown to action. he directed the california regulators to relax fall control. oil refineries could release supply of cheaper fuel. if it's good for one state, whee not good for 57, president obama. >> dana: the secretary of energy thought it would be good idea to have european gas prices. now long beach, the average, $4.60. highest one in long beach was $6.65. imagine you drive along the highway you need to get gas and you see that. the environmental regulations across the board are -- well, not fair that california then can wave theirs. they have -- they got carved off early on. energy legislation. >> eric: they added additional regulation to california. just bringing it down to the rest. the question is if that works. using regulation for the gas prices, bob, why don't we reduce the regulations? >> bob: the two biggest refineries in california were offline for a month. because of the electricity problems. if you take the biggest refineries and you knock them out, i assume it means that demand would run up above of supply. you are a capitalist -- >> e
. and prices are more than $1 higher than that in some stations in san diego. governor jerry brown is directing regulators to relax smog controls to allow refineries to increase supplies of cheaper oil. in baltimore, gas prices are about $3.67 a gallon. that's nine cents cheaper than a month ago. quick trading tip before i go. big week on wall street. alcoa kicks off a fresh earnings season tomorrow. chevron and j.p. morgan chase also reporting their results. mixed close on friday. an early thrill about a lower than expected unemployment rate wore off as the day went on. and the bloomberg maryland index went out slightly lower. jane king, bloomberg news for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:19, 41 at the airport. probably the busiest day in baltimore sports history. one team squeaks out a win. how the ravens avoided a loss in kansas city. >> but not so lucky. keith mills explains the rare mistake from buck. next in sports. >>> good morning, a look at your morning commute. the major roadways are going well. we had an accident on abbeyton. clear. up to speed on the north side. problems with jfx into town. 57
a news flash for jerry brown, his state is broke. >> yes, it is. >> steve: so for them to extend these tax breaks, and it would be essentially a tax credit on your state taxes that the movie companies would enjoy, this is not the time to be giving rich guys big fat tax breaks. >> by the way, 12 other states which used to offer the same kind of tax breaks to movie companies, come make a movie in my state, they've withdrawn on limited those because they have run out of money. california has run out of money, but they say keep that gravy train rolling for the hollywood people who like us. >> steve: and i'm sure it is just a coincidence, but it seems to me the president of the under the circumstances us within the last 12 hours or so was at the home of a big time movie producer, jeffrey katzenberg who would benefit from this. >> yes, he would. not to mention the convert jon von jovi gave, 6,000 attended. the wolf gang puck restaurant, 150 people attended the fund-raiser for president obama. $125,000 each. so hollywood is giving money to people who would raise taxes, president obama a
.61 in 2008. just yesterday, the governor there, jerry brown, took action, clearing the way for gas stations to start selling sellit they call winter grade gasoline a few weeks early that. could make california's smog problem worse, but it's cheaper than the summer blends and they are desperate. adam housley is live in los angeles. why is this california? is it your weird this kind of gas, that kind of gas way? >> that's one of the three reasons. it's all demand being one as well. the third reason is the refineries that make that weird gas, you talk about, are only here in california and a couple went down. one we saw last month a big fire in northern california, was on the fox report. that refinery still isn't back on-line. a couple others are down. that means there is less gas to use in california. you can't buy it from the states nearby because they don't make the same kind of gas. we talked to industry experts who say drivers in the golden state should and have a right to be a little upset. >> put this all in perspective, these are the types of price increases we generally see when there
. california's governor, jerry brown, is taking emergency measures to ease is price at the pump. prices have spiked because of refinery outages and supply problems. he's calling for an increase in supply and an early switch to the winter fuel blend. >>> a man dies of a heart attack after an all-out brawl. there was tension with one party and another. the brawl broke out at a bar. two men for cited for disorderly contact. a third man police hit with a baton in this video. still in jail. the uncle of the bride died of a heart attack after this fight. >> terrible. >>> the outbreak is growing. the number of fungal meningitis cases jumps to 91. and health officials say the outbreak is far from over. seven people have now died. investigators in massachusetts, trying to figure out the precise source of the outbreak at the facility where potentially tainted steroid injections were made. >>> right now, the first commercial cargo flight to the international space station is on its way. >> three, two, one. >> blast off. >> and liftoff. >> yes, ladies and gentlemen. we have liftoff. the spacex rocket bl
the highest price in the state is $6.65 a gallon. yikes. governor jerry brown is allowing suppliers to bring cheaper blend of gas that's usually only sold in the winter. >> some apple orchards in new york are charging $8 a gallon f for cider. >> if you're thinking you'll find the best holiday shopping deals on black friday think again. popular gifts are often cheaper throughout the year. research firm decide found the best online deal last year for an elmo plush toy was in march when it cost $11. if you waited until black friday that same elmo cost you $18. lowest price for a samsung flat screen tv was in july. on black friday it was more than twice. >> scary moment last night on the kw qvc home shopping center when kathleen suddenly stopped talking. >> you okay? okay. >> qvc has not explained what happened or released any information about her condition. >> very scary. >> and two brides and a brawl. sounds like the title of a scary movie but this really happened in philadelphia over the weekend and a camera of course was rolling. terrell brown reports that fight ruined two weddings and may
jerry brown is doing about it. >> and president obama is in california this morning, went to a star studded campaign fund-raiser in l.a. last night and poked a little fun at his own debate performance. >>> then we meet the creator of a blog that moks facebook with people that do constant updates. it is popular, but is it too mean spirited. >>> and check out this pileup involving dozens of cars at a nascar race this weekend. it all happened on the final lap. we're going to have more on how it happened and how it ended in a moment. >>> we begin with out of control gas prices in california. nbc dianaal vee ar is live in hollywood. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. imagine waking up to prices like these, $4.79 for a gallon of regular gasoline. what makes it tougher for drivers in california is that prices are higher here than anywhere else. something some politicians say could be criminal. in california this weekend, what went up kept going up to drivers' dismay. >> i don't think i ever paid this much for gas. >> going to spend at least almost $100 to fill up. >> reporter:
to ease the strain on drivers there, california governor jerry brown taking emergency measures calling for an increase in supply and early switch to a winter blend fuel. >>> u.s. treasury markets are closed for the holiday but stock markets will be open and concerns about growth pushing u.s. stock futures down. the world bank lowered its outlook for growth in asia overnight. >>> new report today from the house intelligence committee says chinese tell communications companies huawei and zte could threaten national security in the u.s. because of their ties to the chinese government. the report says the companies have records of intellectual property violations and alleged ties to iran. it also says, quote, china has the means, opportunity and motive to use telecommunication companies for malicious purposes. they call it dangerous political distractions and they say its products are safe. >>> hugo chavez overcomes the strongest challenge to his political future to win his third term as president of venezuela. analysts says the results show chavez is weaker politically in that country. pa
involved. governor jerry brown has ordered emergency steps to increase the state's gas supply to help bring down prices. a power outage at one refinery and a fire at another have pushed up prices in california. >>> so mitt romney is set to give his speech on foreign policy in virginia just about two hours from now. the romney campaign has released excerpts ahead of the speech and it contains sharp criticisms of president obama's policies in the middle east. the obama campaign has already hit back, even before romney has spoken. the obama camp released a new ad this morning targeting what it calls romney's foreign policy inexperience. >> when our u.s. diplomats were attacked in libya, "the new york times" said romney's knee-jerk response showed an extraordinary lack of presidential character. even republican experts said romney's remarks were the worst possible reaction to what happened. if this is how he handles the world now, just think what mitt romney might do as president. >> that's what you call a preemptive strike. joining me now, cnn contributor l.z. granderson. he leans left. senior
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